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One Transported in Glenmont MVA

By THOMAS MARRA , Correspondent | October 21, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 102620114

Glenmont, NY - Emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle accident in Glenmont on Wednesday, October 21st. The Selkirk and Elsmere Fire Departments were dispatched with Delmar-Bethlehem EMS, Albany County Paramedics and Bethlehem Police to Route 9W at Plank Road at 8:10 P.M. for a two-car motor vehicle accident. Chief Joe Michaniw of the Selkirk FD said there were two vehicles approximately 200-feet apart in the grass along Route 9W, with one person in the Jeep and two people in the Subaru. Michaniw said the Subaru was headed north when the driver missed a turn and turned left, not seeing the Jeep, which led to the Jeep making contact with the side of the Subaru. One lane of Route 9W was blocked off as well as Frontage Road while crews worked on the accident scene. Wednesday nights are drill nights for the Selkirk FD and crews were at the fire training tower (visible from the accident location) at the time of the call. The close proximity to the accident scene and the response from Elsmere Fire made for fast response times to the scene. One person was transported to the hospital as a precaution after hitting their head on the steering wheel. The other patients refused medical treatment.

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